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Super Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for April 23

Last Updated 04-25-2024

🎭Alan Oppenheimer -- is 94 in the year 2024 and 95 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1930
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Six Million Dollar Man (as builder Dr. Rudy Wells), Big Eddie, Eischied, Mighty Mouse, Flash Gordon, The Smurfs (various), He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, Passions
Movie Titles: 9, The NeverEnding Story

Steve Symms -- is 86 in the year 2024 and 87 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1938
Congressperson, Senator (m)

📰William Hagerty -- is 85 in the year 2024 and 86 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1939
Editor (m)
Misc: of People Magazine

⛪🎭Lee Majors -- is 84 in the year 2024 and 85 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1940
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Wyandotte, MI; RN: Harvey Lee Yeary II, Farrah Fawcett's ex-hubby
TV Shows: The Big Valley (as Heath Barkley), Owen Marshall (as Jess Brandon), The Six Million Dollar Man (as Col. Steve Austin), The Fall Guy (as Colt Seavers), Tour of Duty (as Pop), Raven (as Ski)

🏆🏀Gail Goodrich -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1943
Hall of Famer, NBA Player
Misc: NBA Champion (1972), 5x NBA All-Star (1969, 1972-1975); UCLA #25 retired, Lakers #25 retired
Sports Teams: UCLA (1962-1965), Los Angeles Lakers (1965-1968, 1970-1976), Phoenix Suns (1968-1970), New Orleans Jazz (1976-1979)

🏆🏌Martin Fleckman -- is 80 in the year 2024 and 81 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1944
Golfer

🎭Blair Brown -- is 78 in the year 2024 and 79 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1946
Actress, Director (m)
TV Shows: Captains & the Kings, Wheels, Days & Nights of Molly Dodd (star), Fringe (as Nina Sharp)
Movie Titles: Fringe, Dogville, Altered States, Continental Divide

Bernadette Devlin McAliskey -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1947
Politician (m), Political Activist, Irish
Misc: Nationalist

🎭Tessa Wyatt -- is 76 in the year 2024 and 77 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1948
Actress, English
TV Shows: Robin's Nest (as Victoria)

Charles Johnson -- is 76 in the year 2024 and 77 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1948
Novelist
Book Titles: Dreamer, Middle Passage

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✍🎭Paul Brickman -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1949
Screenwriter, Director (m)
Movie Titles: True Crime, Uprising, Men Don't Leave, Risky Business

🎭🎵Joyce DeWitt -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1949
Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Wheeling, WV
TV Shows: Three's Company (as Janet Wood)

🎵David Cross -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1949
Flutist, Violinist, English
Group Names: King Crimson

🏆🏈Joe Ferguson Jr. -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1950
NFL Player

🏆🏒Reggie Leach -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1950
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Tina Andrews -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1951
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1989
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Valerie)
Movie Titles: Carny, Born Innocent, Conrack

🏆🎾Terry Moor -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1951
Tennis Player

🎭Lionel Johnston -- is 72 in the year 2024 and 73 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1952
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1984

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Tony Maselli -- is 72 in the year 2024 and 73 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1952
Misc: fictional character on "Who's the Boss"

🎵🎸Narado Michael Walden -- is 72 in the year 2024 and 73 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1952 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Keyboardist, Rock and Roll Drummer
Misc: Jazz-Fusion/Rock; produced Whitney Houston and Sister Sledge
Group Names: Jeff Beck Band

🎭James Russo -- is 71 in the year 2024 and 72 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1953
Actor
TV Shows: Vegas (as Anthony "Red" Cervelli)
Movie Titles: Django Unchained, Donnie Brasco, Public Enemies, Beverly Hills Cop, My Own Private Idaho, China Girl, Extremities

✍🎭Michael Moore -- is 70 in the year 2024 and 71 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1954
Author (m), Director (m)
Misc: political filmmaker
Movie Titles: Bowling for Columbine, Sicko, Roger and Me, Fahrenheit 9/11

🏆🥊Anthony White -- is 70 in the year 2024 and 71 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1954 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Body Builder
Names/Places: ring name: Tony Atlas; bodybuilding title: Mr. USA
Misc: Powerlifter

🎭Judy Davis -- is 69 in the year 2024 and 70 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1955
Movie Actress, Australian
Movie Titles: To Rome With Love, Barton Fink, Deconstructing Harry, Marie Antoinette, Husbands & Wives, Swimming Upstream

🎨🎵🎸Rob Dean -- is 69 in the year 2024 and 70 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1955
Illustrator (m), Alternative Rock Guitarist, English
Group Names: Japan

🎭Dan Frischman -- is 65 in the year 2024 and 66 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1959
Actor, Director (m)
TV Shows: Head of the Class (as prototypical nerd Arvid Engen), Kenan and Kel

🏆🏌Joseph Martin "Jodie" Mudd -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1960 N.S.
Golfer

🏆🏀John Bagley -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1960
NBA Player

🎭Craig Sheffer -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1960 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director (m)
TV Shows: One Tree Hill (as Keith Scott), Into The West
Movie Titles: A River Runs Through It, Nightbreed, Some Kind of Wonderful

✍⚛💰🎭Valerie Bertinelli -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1960 N.S.
Cookbook Writer (f), Chef (f), Brewer, TV/Movie Actress, TV Hostess, TV Producer (f)
Names/Places: b. in Wilmington, DE; NN:America's cupcake; Eddie Van Halen's ex-
Misc: Bertinelli wine; she was used to X-pose the X of 91X in 1987; former Jenny Craig spokesperson; the 19th Great-granddaughter to King Edward I of England
Book Titles: One Dish at a Time: Delicious
TV Shows: One Day At A Time (as Barbara Cooper-Royale), Sydney (as Sydney Kells), I'll Take Manhattan, Cafe Americain (as Holly Aldridge), Touched By An Angel (as Gloria 2001-03), Hot in Cleveland (as Melanie Moretti), Valerie's Home Cooking
Movie Titles: C*H*O*M*P*S

🎭George Lopez -- is 63 in the year 2024 and 64 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1961
Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer (m)
Album Titles: Right Now Right Now, "It's Not Me, It's You", Team Leader, "Tall, Dark and Chicano", El Mas Chington, America's Mexican, Alien Nation
Video Titles: "George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You"
TV Shows: George Lopez Show (as George Lopez, no releation to J-Lo), Lopez Tonight
Movie Titles: Escape from Planet Earth, Rio (series as Rafael), The Smurfs (series as Grouchy), Spare Parts, Beverly Hills Chihuahua (series)

🎭John Hannah -- is 62 in the year 2024 and 63 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1962
Actor, Producer (m)
Movie Titles: The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Sliding Doors, The Hurricane

🎵🎸Simon "Gen" Matthews -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1964 N.S.
Rock and Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Jesus Jones

🏆🏁🎿Donna Weinbrecht -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1965
Skier, Olympic Athlete
Misc: gold medalist

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🎭David Tutera -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1966 N.S.
TV Host

🎵Bubba The Love Sponge -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1966
Radio Disc Jock

🎭Melina Kanakaredes -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1967 N.S.
Actress, Director (m)
Names/Places: PRON:KA-na-KA-ree-deez
TV Shows: The Resident, New York News (as Angela Villanova), NYPD Blue (as Benita Alden), Providence (as Dr. Sydney Hansen), CSI NY (as Det. Stella Bonasera)

🏆⚾Rheal Cormier -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1967
MLB Pitcher, Canadian

🎵🎸Brent Muscat -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1967
Heavy Metal Guitairst
Group Names: Faster Pussycat

🎭Ricky Groves -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1968 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: EastEnders

🏆Susan Emily Savastano -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1968
Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss RI-America (1991)

🎵Stan Frazier -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1968
Drummer, Pop Singer
Group Names: Sugar Ray

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🎵Tim Womack -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1968
Guitarist, Country Singer
Group Names: Sons of the Desert

🏆🏁🏊Martín López-Zubert Purcell -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1969 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American, Spanish

🏆🏒Brian Sullivan -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1969
NHL Player

🎭Scott Bairstow -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1970
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Lonesome Dove (as Newt Call), Party of Five (as Ned Grayson)
Movie Titles: The Postman, Tuck Everlasting, Wild America, The Bone Snatcher

🎭Sydney Saint James -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1972
XXX-rated actress

🏆🏒Brian Corcoran -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1972
NHL Player

🎭Daphne Bloomer -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1973
Actress

✍🎭John Lutz -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1973
Writer (m), Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers

🏆🏒Derek Armstrong -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1973
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏒Patrick Poulin -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1973
NHL Player, Canadian

Levi Larkey -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1974
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Carole King and Charles' son
Misc: not born April 29 according to numerous references

🎭Barry Watson -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1974
Actor, Director (m)
TV Shows: Seventh Heaven (as Matt Camden)
Movie Titles: Boogeyman, Soroity Boys, Teaching Mrs. Tingle

🏆🏈Sam Madison -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1974
NFL Player

🎭Brendan Cole -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1976 N.S.
Dancer (m), New Zealand
Misc: ballroom dancer
TV Shows: Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing with the Stars (judge)

🎭Gabriel Damon -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1976
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer (m)
Names/Places: RLN:Ladaei
Movie Titles: Tequila Sunrise, The Land Before Time, RoboCop 2, Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, Newsies

🎵🎸Aaron Dessner -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1976
Music Producer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Rock and Roll Performer
Misc: of The National.....National what????

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🎵🎸Bryce Dessner -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1976
Music Producer, Rock and Roll Performer
Misc: of The National....the National what????

🎭Kal Penn -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1977
Actor, Producer (m)
TV Shows: House M.D. (as Dr. Lawrence Kutner), Designated Survivor (as Seth Wright)
Movie Titles: Superman Returns, Epic Movie, Harold and Kumar (series)

✍⚖🎭John Oliver -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1977
Writer (m), Politician (m), Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Community, The Daily Show

🏆🏈Todd Pinkston -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1977
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆⚾Andruw Jones -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1977
MLB Player
Names/Places: Curcacoian
Misc: 5x All-Star, 10x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, 50 home run club; a free agent as of 2014
Sports Teams: Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles

🎭🎵🏆🥊John Cena -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1977 N.S.
Actor, Rapper, Wrestler
Movie Titles: The Marine, 12 Rounds

🎭Jamie King -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1979
Actress, Producer (m)
Names/Places: aka:James King
TV Shows: Hart of Dixie (as Lemon Breeland)
Movie Titles: Pearl Harbor, Sin City, The Spirit

🎭🏆Joanna Krupa -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1979 N.S.
Actress, Model

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🏆⚾Carlos Silva -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1979
MLB Pitcher, Venezuelan

🎭Marjorie De Sousa -- is 44 in the year 2024 and 45 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1980 N.S.
Actress, Venezuelan

🏆⚽Kyle Beckerman -- is 42 in the year 2024 and 43 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1982 N.S.
Soccer Player, American

🎭Aaron Hill -- is 41 in the year 2024 and 42 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1983
Actor
TV Shows: Greek (as The Beaver), Twisted (as Eddie Garrett)
Movie Titles: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Night Before, Creature

💰🎵Taio Cruz -- is 41 in the year 2024 and 42 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1983
Entrepreneur, Songwriter, Pop Singer, English
Misc: some say b. in 1985
Song Titles: Break Your Heart, Dynamite, Rokstarr

🎭Jesse Lee Soffer -- is 40 in the year 2024 and 41 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1984
Actor
TV Shows: Chicago Fire, The Mob Doctor (occasional), Chicago P.D. (as Jay Halstead, also on Chicago Med)
Movie Titles: In Time, Brady Bunch Movie (as Bobby)

🎭Angel Locsin -- is 39 in the year 2024 and 40 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1985 N.S.
Actress, Filipino (Phillipean)

🎭Rachel Skarsten -- is 39 in the year 2024 and 40 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1985
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Little Men, Lost Girl (as Tamsin), Reign (as Queen Elizabeth)
Movie Titles: Fifty Shades of Grey, The Vow, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

🎵🎸Anthony LaMarca -- is 37 in the year 2024 and 38 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1987 N.S.
Rock and Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The War on Drugs

🎭Molly Burnett -- is 36 in the year 2024 and 37 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1988
Actress, Producer (m)
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (multiple award nominations)
Movie Titles: Parking, This is Normal, Ladies' Man: A Made Movie

🎵John Fullbright -- is 36 in the year 2024 and 37 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1988
Songwriter, Singer

🎭🏆Anastasia Baranova -- is 35 in the year 2024 and 36 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1989 N.S.
Actress, Model, Russian

🏆🎾Nicole Vaidisová -- is 35 in the year 2024 and 36 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1989
Tennis Player, West German

🎭Dev Patel -- is 34 in the year 2024 and 35 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1990 N.S.
Actor, Producer (m), English
TV Shows: The Newsroom (as Neal Sampat)
Movie Titles: Slumdog Millionaire, Chappie, The Last Airbender, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

🎭🏆Matthew Underwood -- is 34 in the year 2024 and 35 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1990
Actor, Model
TV Shows: Zoey 101 (as Logan Reese)
Movie Titles: Really Horror Night

🎭Camryn Walling -- is 34 in the year 2024 and 35 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1990
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Amanda Show, The Agency
Movie Titles: The Karate Kid (2010), Little Heroes, Alvin and the Chipmunks

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🎭🏆Travis Burns -- is 33 in the year 2024 and 34 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1991 N.S.
Actor, Model, Australian

🎭Julius Dein -- is 30 in the year 2024 and 31 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1994 N.S.
Director (m), Magician (m)

Speck Wildhorse Mellencamp -- is 29 in the year 2024 and 30 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1995
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Elaine Irwin & John's son

🏆Gigi Hadid -- is 29 in the year 2024 and 30 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1995 N.S.
Model

🎭Charlie Rowe -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1996 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: Salvation, Red Band Society (as Leo Roth)
Movie Titles: Never Let Me Go, Walking in Dinosaurs 3D

🎵🎸Jake Kiszka -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1996 N.S.
Rock Musician
Names/Places: Josh's twin
Group Names: Greta Van Fleet

🎵🎸Josh Kiszka -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/23/1996 N.S.
Rock Musician
Names/Places: Jake's twin
Group Names: Greta Van Fleet

🏆🏁🏂Chloe Kim -- is 24 in the year 2024 and 25 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2000 N.S.
Snowboarder, Olympic Athlete, American

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Roman Robert Upton -- is 20 in the year 2024 and 21 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Cate Blanchett and Andrew's son

Sonny Jones -- is 20 in the year 2024 and 21 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Richard's son

Otis Alexander Sudeikis -- is 10 in the year 2024 and 11 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2014
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Olivia Wilde and Jason's son

Wilder Towne Helberg -- is 10 in the year 2024 and 11 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2014
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jocelyn Towne and Simon's child

Lucille Ruby Odom -- is 7 in the year 2024 and 8 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2017 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Nicolette Robinson and Leslie Odom Jr.'s daughter

Haven Mae Herjavec -- is 6 in the year 2024 and 7 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2018 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kyn Johnson and Robert's twin daughter

Hudson Robert Herjavec -- is 6 in the year 2024 and 7 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2018 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kym Johnson and Robert's twin son

Tiana Gia Johnson -- is 6 in the year 2024 and 7 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2018 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Lauren Hashian and Dwayne's daughter

👑Prince Louis Of Cambridge -- is 6 in the year 2024 and 7 in the year 2025; b.4/23/2018 N.S.
Prince
Names/Places: Kate Middleton and Prince William's son

Shatterproof Cheryl -- b.4/23/????
Misc: former assistant for the Dr. Demento Show

William Shakespeare -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1564 J-LD or 5/3/1564 N.S. d.4/23/1616 J-LD (52) or 5/3/1616 N.S. (52)
Poet (m), Dramatist (m), Playwright (m), English
Names/Places: b. in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Misc: b. on April 23 according to tradition; Greatest ever; 154 sonnets & 37 plays; baptized Apr 26
Book Titles: Richard III, MacBeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Taming of the Shrew, Henry V, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, and Julius Caesar

Sir William Penn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1621 J-LD d.9/16/1670 J-LD (49)
English
Misc: admiral, father of William Penn, founder of PA.

Samuel Wallis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1728 d.1/21/1795 (66)
Explorer (m), Navigator, English
Misc: Easter Island

🎖💰William Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1731 d.8/2/1811 (80)
Revolutionary (m), Merchant
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

🎨Joseph Mallord W. Turner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1775 N.S. d.12/19/1851 N.S. (76)
Painter (m)
Names/Places: MN:William

James Buchanan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1791 d.6/1/1868 (77)
President (m)
Names/Places: b. in Franklin County, Pa.; d. near Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Misc: the 15th president of the United States (1857-61)

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Stephen Arnold Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1813 d.6/3/1861 (48)
Politician (m), Senator (m)
Names/Places: NN:The Little Giant
Misc: debated Abraham Lincoln

Sanford Dole -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1844 d.6/9/1926 (82)
Governor (m), Attorney/Lawyer (m)
Misc: First president of the Republic of Hawaii (1894-1900), and first governor of the Territory of Hawaii (1900-03) after it was annexed by the United States.

Edwin Markham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1852 d.3/7/1940 (87)
Poet (m)
Misc: first winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937

Granville T. Woods -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1856 d.1/30/1910 (53)
Inventor (m)
Misc: telegraph for railways

🎖Andrew Summers Rowan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1857 d.1/10/1943 (85)
General, Army Officer

Max Planck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1858 d.10/3/1947 (89)
Physicist (m), German
Misc: Quantum (leap?) theory; Planck Constant (Nobel 1918); d. Oct 4?

🎖Edmund Allenby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1861 d.5/14/1936 (75)
Soldier
Misc: first Viscount Allenby, a British soldier

Johannes Fibiger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1867 d.1/30/1928 (60)
Scientist (m), Danish (Denmark)

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🏆🏒Harry "Rat" Westwick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1876 N.S. d.4/3/1957 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Lacrosse Player, Canadian
Misc: played 1894-1909; NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Ottawa Hockey Club

Charles Fleischer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1882 d.10/23/1956 (74)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Max's brother

🎵Albert Coates -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1882 d.12/11/1953 (71)
Conductor/Composer, Composer/Songwriter, English

Sir Henry Thomas Tizard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1885 d.10/9/1959 (74)
Chemist (m), Inventor (m), Physicist (m), British
Misc: Radar development

🎭Belle Montrose -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1886 d.10/25/1964 (78)
Actress, Vaudevillaness
Names/Places: Steve Allen's mother

🏆🥊Jack Dillon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1891 d.2/3/1962 (70)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🥊Jeff (Boxer) Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1891 d.2/3/1962 (70)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎵Sergei Prokofiev -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1891 d.3/5/1953 (61)
Conductor/Composer, Pianist, Russian
Names/Places: MN:Sergeevich
Misc: Romeo & Juliet, Peter & the Wolf; AP says b. April 27

🎭Frank Borzage -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1893 d.6/19/1962 (69)
Movie Actor, Movie Director (m)

🎭Basil Sydney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1894 d.1/10/1968 (73)
Actor, English
Misc: stage: Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, The Farmer's Wife

🎭Georges Renavent -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1894 d.1/2/1969 (74)
Actor, French
Movie Titles: Moulin Rouge, Scotland Yard, Comrade X

🎵Cow Cow Davenport -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1894 d.12/3/1956 (62)
Songwriter, Singer, Pianist
Misc: Boogie-Woogie pioneer

🎵🎷Jimmie Noone Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1895 d.4/19/1944 (48)
Clarinetist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer

Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1895 d.2/18/1982 (86)
Writer (m), Mystery Writer (m), New Zealand

Margaret Kennedy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1896 d.7/31/1967 (71)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright (m), English

🎭John Wengraf -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1897 d.5/4/1974 (77)
Actor

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🎖💰Lucius D. Clay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1897 d.4/16/1978 (80)
General, Banker
Misc: U.S. Army officer who became the first director of civilian affairs in defeated Germany after World War II.

Lester Bowles Pearson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1897 d.12/27/1972 (75)
Prime Minister (m), Canadian
Misc: winner of Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the Suez Crisis of 1956

✍📰Bertil Ohlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1899 d.8/3/1979 (80)
Writer (m), Economist, Swedish

🏆⚾James "Sunny Jim" Bottomley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1900 N.S. d.12/11/1959 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Misc: NL League Award winner 1928
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (player 1922-1932, manager 1937), Cincinnatti Reds (1933-1935), St. Louis Browns (1936-1937)

George Harmon Coxe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1901 d.1/31/1984 (82)
Novelist, Mystery Writer (m)

Halldor K. Laxness -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1902 d.2/8/1998 (95)
Author (m), Dramatist/Playwright (m), Icelandian

🎭Duncan Renaldo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1904 d.9/3/1980 (76)
TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director (m), Spanish
Names/Places: RN:Renaldo Duncan
TV Shows: The Cisco Kid (star)

🎭🎵Leslie French -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1904 d.1/21/1999 (94)
Actor, Singer, British

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Nathan Knorr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1905 N.S. d.6/8/1977 N.S. (72)
Religionist
Misc: president of Jehovah's Witnesses

🎭James Hayter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1907 d.3/27/1983 (75)
Actor

🏆⚾Dolph Camilli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1907 d.10/21/1997 (90)
MLB Player
Misc: NL MVP 1941
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Dodgers (MVP), Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox

🎭Marcel Hillaire -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1908 d.1/1/1988 (79)
Actor

🎭Erick Hawkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1909 d.11/23/1994 (85)
Choreographer (m), Dancer (m)

🎭Lucille Hardy Price -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1909 d.10/8/1986 (77)
Actress
Names/Places: Mrs. Oliver Hardy

🎭Ronald Neame -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1911 d.6/16/2010 (99)
Movie Director (m)
Movie Titles: First Monday In October, Poseidon Adventure

🎭Simone Simon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1911 d.2/23/2005 (93)
Actress, French
Names/Places: b. in Marseilles
Movie Titles: Seventh Heaven, Cat People

🎭John Hubbard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1914 d.11/10/1988 (74)
Actor
TV Shows: Mickey Rooney Show, Don't Call Me Charlie (as Col. U. Charles Barker)

🏆🏈Bud Wilkinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1916 d.2/9/1994 (77)
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Sports Teams: Univ of Oklahoma

🏆🏈Charles Wilkinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1916 d.2/9/1994 (77)
College Football Coach
Misc: Led the University of Oklahoma Sooners to three national football championships (1950, 1955, and 1956), turned out 32 all-American players, and established a National Collegiate Athletic Association record for 47 consecutive victories.

💰Herbert W. Hoover -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1918 d.5/19/1997 (79)
Businessperson
Misc: NOT related to the president; son of the founding father of his vaccuum cleaner company.

Stanley Richards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1918 d.7/26/1980 (62)
Dramatist/Playwright (m), Critic (m), Screen/Scriptwriter, Educator (m)

🏆⚽Geoff Coombes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1919 d.12/5/2002 (83)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🎵Benny Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1919 d.5/11/1975 (56)
Songwriter, Trumpeter

🎭Claire James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1920 d.1/18/1986 (65)
Actress

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🎭Janet Blair -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1921 d.2/19/2007 (85)
Movie Actress, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Altoona, PA; RN:Martha Lafferty
Misc: The vivacious strawberry blonde of the 1940s
TV Shows: Leave It to the Girls, The Smith Family (as Betty Smith)

🏆⚾Warren Spahn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1921 d.11/24/2003 (82)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Buffalo, N.Y.
Misc: 17x All-Star, 8x NL wins leader, winner of 20 or more games in 13 of 21 season; led NL in wins 8 times; Cy Young Award winner in 1957; most career wins (363) by a left-hander; Braves #21 retired
Sports Teams: Boston/Milwaukee Braves (1942, 1946-1964), New York Mets (1965), San Francisco Giants (1965)

🎵🎷Bobby Rosengarden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1924 d.2/27/2007 (82)
Jazz Drummer

📰Arthur Hoppe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1925 d.2/1/2000 (74)
Journalist

James "J.P." Donleavy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1926 N.S. d.9/11/2017 N.S. (91)
Author (m), Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright (m), Irish
Misc: his 1955 novel "The Ginger Man" shook up the literary world with its combination of sexual frankness and outrageous humor
Book Titles: The Ginger Man

⚖🎭🎵Shirley Temple-Black -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1928 d.2/10/2014 (85)
Politician (m), Diplomat (m), Movie Actress, Dancer (m), Singer
Names/Places: b. in Santa Monica
Misc: 1930s movie princess; U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia; not b. in 1929.
TV Shows: Shirley Temple's Storybook

🎵🎸Billy Davenport -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1931 d.12/24/1999 (68)
Hall of Famer, Rock and Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush

📰William Thomas "Tom" Pettit -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1931 N.S. d.12/22/1995 N.S. (64)
Correspondent, Journalist
Misc: of NBC from the 1960s-1995; CBS News

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✍🏆Jim Fixx -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1932 d.7/21/1984 (52)
Author (m), Track and Field
Names/Places: RFN:James F.
Misc: aerobics pioneer, jogging enthusiast and exercise guru; died of a sudden heart attack while jogging.

🎨Halston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1932 d.3/26/1990 (57)
Fashion Designer (m), Gay
Names/Places: RN:Roy Halston Frowick

🎭🎵🎸Roy Orbison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1936 N.S. d.12/6/1988 N.S. (52)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Rock Performer
Names/Places: b. in Wink, TX; MN:Kelton
Group Names: The Traveling Wilburys (as Lefty), soloist;
Song Titles: Only The Lonely, Running Scared, Dream Baby, Oh Pretty Woman, Crying, You Got It

🏆🏌Don Massengale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1937 d.1/2/2007 (69)
Golfer

🎭David Birney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1939 N.S. d.4/29/2022 N.S. (83)
TV Actor
Names/Places: b. in Washington, DC; Meredith Baxter's ex-hubby
Misc: some say b. in 1940
TV Shows: Master of the Game, Bridget Loves Bernie (as Bernie), Serpico (star), St. Elsewhere (as Dr. Ben Samuels), Glitter, Live Shot (as Harry Chandler Moore)

🎵Patrick Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1939 N.S. d.7/25/2018 N.S. (79)
Composer
Misc: TV/film composer for Mary Tyler Moore, Streets of San Francisco, Breaking Away, Lou Grant, The Bob Newhart Show and others.

🎵Ray Peterson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1939 d.1/25/2005 (65)
Adult-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Denton, TX
Misc: b. 1935?
Song Titles: Tell Laura I Love Her (a hit Billy Connolly parodied)

💻Raymond Samuel "Ray" Tomlinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1941 N.S. d.3/5/2016 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Computer Software Programmer
Misc: he implemented the first email system on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; it was the first system able to send mail between users on different hosts connected to the ARPANET.

🎭🎵🏆Sandra Dee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1942 d.2/20/2005 (62)
TV/Movie Actress, Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in Bayone, NJ; RN:Alexandra Zuck; Boddy Darin's ex-
Movie Titles: Gidget (series)

🎭Hervé Villechaize -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1943 d.9/4/1993 (50)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, French
Names/Places: b. in Paris
TV Shows: Fantasy Island (as Tattoo, De Plane, Boss, De Plane!)
Movie Titles: The Man With The Golden Gun

🏆🏒Tony Esposito -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1943 N.S. d.8/10/2021 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played 1967-1984
Sports Teams: Michigan Tech Huskies (WCHA), Vancouver Canucks (WHL), Houston Apollos (CHL), Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks

🎵Kent Robbins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1947 d.12/27/1997 (50)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Musician

🎵John Miles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1949 N.S. d.12/5/2021 N.S. (72)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Keyboardist, English
Misc: on various Alan Parsons albums and on Tina Turner's band

🏆Tony Miles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1955 d.11/12/2001 N.S. (46)
Chess Player, English

🎭🎵Kevin Meaney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1956 N.S. d.10/21/2016 N.S. (60)
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Novelty Singer
Album Titles: That's Not Right
TV Shows: Mad Jack the Pirate, Ned and Stacey, Dr. Katz, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Garfield and Friends, Rocko's Modern Life, London Underground, Duckman, Uncle Buck (star)
Movie Titles: Big, Plump Fiction, The Day My Parents Ran Away

🎭Jan Hooks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1957 d.10/9/2014 (57)
TV Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: 1/2 Hr Comedy Hour, Saturday Night Live (1986-1991), Designing Women (as Karlene Winston), Martin Short Show

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🎵🎸Steve (Rock Musician) Clark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1960 N.S. d.1/8/1991 N.S. (30)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Guitairst, English
Group Names: Def Leppard

🏆🥊Terry Gordy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1961 N.S. d.7/16/2001 N.S. (40)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Terry Ray Gordy Sr.
Misc: a member of The Fabulous Freebirds

🏆🏈Calvin Magee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1963 N.S. d.5/20/2022 N.S. (59)
NFL Player, College Football Coach

🏆🥊Troy Weston Waters -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1965 N.S. d.5/18/2018 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Australian
Misc: a member of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame

🏆🏒Greg Smyth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1966 d.2/16/2018 N.S. (51)
NHL Player, Canadian

Timothy McVeigh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/1968 d.6/11/2001 (33)
Outlaw
Misc: Oklahoma City bomber

Saint George -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/23/???? d.4/23/303
Religionist, British
Misc: Patron Saint of England; born between 275 and 281

Saint George -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/???? d.4/23/303
Religionist, British
Misc: Patron Saint of England; born between 275 and 281

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👑King Ethelred II The Unready Of England -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/968 d.4/23/1016 (48)
King, English

Boris Godunov -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1551 d.4/23/1605
Head of State (m), Russian
Misc: czar

William Shakespeare -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1564 J-LD or 5/3/1564 N.S. d.4/23/1616 J-LD (52) or 5/3/1616 N.S. (52)
Poet (m), Dramatist (m), Playwright (m), English
Names/Places: b. in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Misc: b. on April 23 according to tradition; Greatest ever; 154 sonnets & 37 plays; baptized Apr 26
Book Titles: Richard III, MacBeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Taming of the Shrew, Henry V, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, and Julius Caesar

Henry Vaughan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1621 J-LD d.4/23/1695 J-LD (74)
Poet (m), English

William Wordsworth -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1770 d.4/23/1850 (80)
Poet (m), Philosopher (m), English
Misc: poet laureate
Book Titles: The Prelude

🎭Joseph Jefferson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1829 d.4/23/1905 (76)
Stage Actor

Rupert Brooke -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1887 d.4/23/1915 (27)
Poet (m), English

🎭Eleanora Duse -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1859 d.4/23/1924 (64)
Actress, Italian

🎨Bertram G. Goodhue -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1869 d.4/23/1924 (54)
Architect (m)
Misc: celebrated for his work in neo-gothic design.

🎖Richard Pratt -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1840 d.4/23/1924 (83)
Army Officer, Educator (m)

🎨Joseph Pennell -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1857 d.4/23/1926 (68)
Artist

🏆⚾Tim Keefe -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1857 d.4/23/1933 (76)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Smiling Tim and Sir Timothy
Misc: 2x NL wins leader, 3x NL ERA leader
Sports Teams: Troy Trojans (1880-1882), New York Metropolitans (1883-1884), New York Giants (1885-1889), New York Giants (PL 1890), New York Giants (1891), Philadelphia Phillies (1891-1893)

🎭Stanley Fields -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1883 d.4/23/1941 (57)
Movie Actor

🎨Whitney Warren -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1864 d.4/23/1943 (79)
Architect (m)

🎭🎵Marion Harris -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1896 d.4/23/1944 (48)
Actress, Singer, Jazz-Blues Performer

🎵Gemma Bellincioni -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1864 N.S. d.4/23/1950 N.S. (85)
Opera Singer, Italian

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⚖🎵Charles Gates Dawes -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1865 d.4/23/1951 (85)
Vice President (m), Attorney/Lawyer (m), Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in Marietta, Ohio
Misc: 30th U.S. Vice President 1925-29

🎵Elisabeth Schumann -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1885 d.4/23/1952 (66)
Opera Soprano

🎵Peter De Rose -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1900 N.S. d.4/23/1953 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist

🎵🎷Henry Busse -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1894 d.4/23/1955 (60)
Songwriter, Bandleader, Jazz Trumpeter, German

Roy Campbell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1901 N.S. d.4/23/1957 N.S. (55)
Poet (m), Satirist (m), South African

Max Von Laue -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1879 d.4/23/1960 (80)
Physicist (m), German
Misc: recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1914 for his work on the diffraction of X-rays in crystals.

🎭🎵Harry Archer -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1886 d.4/23/1960 (74)
Actor, Composer

🏆⚾Jack Barry -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1887 d.4/23/1961 (73)
MLB Player
Misc: NOT the game host

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✍🎭Herb Shriner -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1918 d.4/23/1970 (51)
Humorist, Game Show Host, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: Wil & Kin's dad
TV Shows: Herb Shriner Show, Two for the Money

🎭House Jameson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1902 d.4/23/1971 (68)
TV/Radio Actor
TV Shows: The Aldrich Family (as the father Mr. Sam Aldrich on TV & radio)

💰Cordella Knott -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1890 d.4/23/1974 (84)
Businessperson
Misc: co-founder of Knotts Berry Farm with Walter

🎵🎸Peter Ham -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1947 d.4/23/1975 (27)
Songwriter, Pianist, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Misc: some say b. Apr 26
Group Names: Badfinger

🎭James Flavin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1906 d.4/23/1976 (69)
Actor
Movie Titles: Man with a Camera, The Roaring 20s (as Robert)

🎭Shimen Ruskin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1907 d.4/23/1976 (69)
Actor
TV Shows: The Corner Bar

🎵🎸Doug Rauch -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1950 d.4/23/1979 (28)
Rock and Roll Bassist
Group Names: Santana

🎭🏆🏁🏊Buster Crabbe -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1908 N.S. d.4/23/1983 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Oakland, CA; RFMN:Clarence Linden
Misc: Olympic-gold-1932; Silent film star; some say b. 1907 or b. Feb 2 1908
Movie Titles: Tarzan (1933), Flash Gordon (serials), Buck Rogers (serials)

🎵Juan Tizol -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1900 d.4/23/1984 (84)
Composer, Trombonist, Puerto Rican
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎵🎷Red Garland -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1923 d.4/23/1984 (60)
Jazz Pianist

🎭Kent Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1907 d.4/23/1985 (78)
Actor
TV Shows: Peyton Place (as Dr. Robert Morton), The Invaders (as Edgar Scoville)

Samuel James "Sam" Ervin Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/27/1896 N.S. d.4/23/1985 N.S. (88)
Senator (m)
Misc: Watergate committee chairman

⚖🎭Otto Preminger -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1906 d.4/23/1986 (79)
Attorney/Lawyer (m), Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director (m), Austrian
Misc: some say b. 1905
TV Shows: Batman (as Mr. Freeze)

🏆🏁🏊Victoriano Alberto Zorrilla -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1906 N.S. d.4/23/1986 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Argentine
Names/Places: aka Alberto Zorrilla

🎵Harold Arlen -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1905 d.4/23/1986 (81)
Composer, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Hyman Arluck
Song Titles: Over the Rainbow

Lord Arthur Ramsey -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1904 d.4/23/1988 (83)
Religious Leader, British
Misc: The Archbishop of Canterbury

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🎭Marc Daniels -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1912 d.4/23/1989 (77)
Director (m)
TV Shows: I Love Lucy (first 38 episodes), Star Trek, Hogan's Heroes, I Married Joan

🎭Paulette Goddard -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1905 d.4/23/1990 (84)
Movie Actress, Swiss
Names/Places: RN:Marion Pauline Levy; Charlie Chaplin's, then Burgess Meredith's, then Erich Remarque's wife
Misc: some say b. 1911 or 1920

🎭William Dozier -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1908 d.4/23/1991 (83)
TV Executive (m), Film Executive (m)
Names/Places: Ann Rutherford's hubby
Misc: Writers agent

🎵🎸Johnny Thunders -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1952 d.4/23/1991 (38)
Guitarist, Punk Rock Singer
Names/Places: RN: John Anthony Genzale
Misc: thrash guitarist for a glitter rock band The New York Dolls
Group Names: New York Dolls (founding member), Heartbreakers

✍📰Paul Brickhill -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1916 d.4/23/1991 (74)
Author (m), Novelist, Journalist
Misc: war novels

📰John V. Dodge -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1909 d.4/23/1991 (81)
Publisher (m), Editor (m)
Book Titles: Encyclopedia Britannica

💰Edward H. Gauer -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1903 d.4/23/1991 (88)
Founder
Misc: Menswear chain founder

✍🎭🎵Satyajat Ray -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1921 d.4/23/1992 (70)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director (m), Composer, India

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💰César Chávez -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1927 d.4/23/1993 (66)
Labor Leader
Misc: of United Farm Workers of America & National Farm Workers Association

💰Thomas J. Long -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.4/23/1993 (82)
Businessperson
Misc: Drug store chain founder

📰⚖🏆Howard Cosell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1918 d.4/23/1995 (77)
Hall of Famer, Commentator, Attorney/Lawyer (m), Sportscaster
Names/Places: b. in Winston-Salem, N.C.; RLN:Kosell then Cohen
Misc: Boxingcaster; his caustic "tell it like it is" style made him the world's most celebrated sportscaster and turned "Monday Night Football" into a national institution; some say b. 1920
Book Titles: I Never Played The Game
TV Shows: ABC Sports, SportsBeat, Saturday Night Live With Howard Cosell (not the NBC SNL that also premiered in 1975), Speaking of Everything, Monday Night Baseball, Monday Night Football

John C. Stennis -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1901 d.4/23/1995 (93)
Senator (m)

🎵Lonesome Sundown -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1928 d.4/23/1995 (66)
Singer/Guitarist, Pianist

💰🎭David Joseph Rufkahr -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1934 d.4/23/1996 (61)
Brewer, Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: Bartles and Jaymes pitchman

P. L. Travers -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1906 N.S. d.4/23/1996 N.S. (89)
Children's Author (m), Australian
Names/Places: RFMN:Pamela Lyndon, BORN Helen Lyndon Goff
Book Titles: Mary Poppins

Constantine Karamanlis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/23/1907 O.S. or 3/8/1907 N.S. d.4/23/1998 (91)
Head of State (m), Greek
Misc: Premier of Greece

James Earl Ray -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1928 d.4/23/1998 (70)
Assassin
Misc: the scum who murdered Dr. Martin Luther King

🎵Melba Liston -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1926 d.4/23/1999 (73)
Trombonist

🏆🏌Ted Kroll -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1919 d.4/23/2002 (82)
Golfer

🎭Sir John Mills -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1908 d.4/23/2005 (97)
Movie Actor, Movie Director (m), English
Names/Places: b. in Felixstowe; Father of Juliet & Hayley
TV Shows: Dundee and the Culhane (star)

🎵🎷Jimmy Woode -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1926 d.4/23/2005 (78)
Bassist, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎵Robert Farnon -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1917 d.4/23/2005 (87)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Canadian
Misc: light music influential leader

🎭Susan Browning -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1941 d.4/23/2006 (65)
Actress
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Pat Gimble)

🎭🎵Art Ford -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1921 N.S. d.4/23/2006 N.S. (85)
TV Host, Radio Disc Jock

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🎭Michael Smuin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1938 d.4/23/2007 (68)
Choreographer (m)

✍📰🏆David Halberstam -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1934 d.4/23/2007 (73)
Hall of Famer, Author (m), Journalist, Historian (m), Sports Journalist
Misc: in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame
Book Titles: The Breaks of the Game (as inside look at Bill Walton and the 1979-80 Portland Trail Blazers basketball team), Playing for Keeps (on Michael Jordan), Summer of '49 (the battle between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox), The Educattion of a Coach (about New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick)

✍📰Paul Erdman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1932 d.4/23/2007 (74)
Novelist, Mystery Writer (m), Economist, Canadian

Boris N. Yeltsin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1931 d.4/23/2007 (76)
Head of State (m), Russian
Misc: President of the Russian Republic

🏆🏁🏊Abdellatief Abouheif -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1929 N.S. d.4/23/2008 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Egyptian

Peter Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1929 d.4/23/2010 (81)
Poet (m), Australian

🎵Norman Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1937 d.4/23/2010 (72)
Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: some say b. Oct 31
Group Names: Del Vikings

🎵Huey P. Meaux -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1929 d.4/23/2011 (82)
Music Producer
Misc: label owner

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🎵Chris Ethridge -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1947 d.4/23/2012 (65)
Bassist
Group Names: The Flying Burrito Brothers

🏆⚾Conrado Marrero -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1911 N.S. d.4/23/2014 N.S. (102)
MLB Pitcher, Cuban
Names/Places: NN: Connie

🎭Sawyer Sweeten -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1995 d.4/23/2015 (19)
Actor
TV Shows: Everybody Loves Raymond (as Jeffrey Barone)

✍📰Richard Corliss -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1944 d.4/23/2015 (71)
Movie Critic (m), Editor (m)
Misc: Time Magazine film critic for 35 years

✍📰Alexander Eliot -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1919 d.4/23/2015 (95)
Writer (m), Novelist, Historian (m)

🎭Madeleine Sherwood -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1922 d.4/23/2016 N.S. (93)
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: The Flying Nun (as Mother Superior)

🎭Kathleen Crowley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1929 d.4/23/2017 N.S. (87)
Actress
TV Shows: Waterfront (as Terry Van Buren)

✍🎭Chris Bearde -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1936 N.S. d.4/23/2017 N.S. (80)
Comedy Writer (m), Producer/Director (m)
Misc: famous for co-writing and producing television specials for Elvis Presley, Bob Hope, Sonny & Cher, Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, Jim Carrey, Andy Williams, The Jackson 5, The Osmonds, Dinah Shore, Diana Ross, and Lucille Ball
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, The Gong Show (format creator), That's My Mama

🎵🎷Bob Dorough -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1923 d.4/23/2018 N.S. (94)
Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Jazz Singer
Misc: worked with Miles Davis and Dave Frishberg, Blossom Dearie, and the Schoolhouse Rock TV series.

🏆🏈Bennie Cunningham -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1954 N.S. d.4/23/2018 N.S. (63)
NFL Tight End
Misc: 2x Super Bowl Champion, 2x AFC Champion, Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

🎵Arthur B. Rubinstein -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1938 N.S. d.4/23/2018 N.S. (80)
Composer
Misc: composed several TV series soundtracks and songs for film scores
Group Names: The Beepers

✍🎭Mark Medoff -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/18/1940 N.S. d.4/23/2019 N.S. (79)
Screenwriter, Playwright (m), Professor (m), Actor, Movie/Stage Director (m)

✍🎭David Winters -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1939 N.S. d.4/23/2019 N.S. (80)
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer (m), Director (m), Choreographer (m), Dancer (m), English
Movie Titles: West Side Story, Space Mutiny, The Last Horror Film, Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

🏆⚽Joseph Gryzik -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1927 N.S. d.4/23/2019 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Polish

🏆🏀Johnny Neumann -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1950 N.S. d.4/23/2019 N.S. (68)
NBA Coach, NBA Player
Names/Places: NN: Johnny Reb

💰Henry W. Bloch -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/30/1922 N.S. d.4/23/2019 N.S. (96)
Businessperson, Philanthropist
Misc: founder of H and R Block; wikipedia gives born on both July 22 and 30, 1922

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🎵Johnny Gregory -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1924 N.S. d.4/23/2020 N.S. (95)
Arranger, Violinist, Bandleader, English
Misc: some say b. in 1928

🏆⚾Dan Walters -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1966 N.S. d.4/23/2020 N.S. (53)
MLB Catcher

Orrin Grant Hatch -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1934 N.S. d.4/23/2022 N.S. (88)
Senator (m)

🎵Keith Gattis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1971 N.S. d.4/23/2023 N.S. (51)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

🎭Terry Carter -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1928 N.S. d.4/23/2024 N.S. (95)
Actor, Director (m)
TV Shows: McCloud (as Sgt. Joe Broadhurst), Battlestar Galactica (as Col. Tigh), The Phil Silver Show (as Pvt. Sugarman)
Movie Titles: Foxy Brown, Benji

🏆🏒Edwin Walter "Ed" Chadwick -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1933 N.S. d.4/23/2024 N.S. (90)
Hockey Goalie, Canadian
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins

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